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We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life.  Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Derrious Hardy

Derrious Hardy

President/Funeral Director

Derrious Hardy is the son of Mr. Michael Hardy and Ms. Patricia Hardy. He is a native of Bessemer, AL and a product of Jefferson County School System, graduating from Hueytown High School Class of 2003. He furthered his education by attending Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, AL where he studied Funeral Service Education. In 2010 Mr. Hardy became a License Funeral Director. He is a member of the Alabama Funeral Director and Morticians Association and also the National Funeral Director and Mortician Association.

Telephone: 1-256-487-8102


Stephanie Spivey Hardy

Stephanie Spivey Hardy

Vice President

Stephanie Spivey Hardy is the daughter of Rachel Kendrick and Donald Spivey of Alexander City, Al. Mrs. Hardy grew up in Kellyton, Al and currently serves as the Co-owner and Manager at Grace Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, LLC. Stephanie received a Bachleor's Degree in Business/Accounting from the University of Phoenix in 2010 and has managed several businesses in Birmingham, Al. She currently serves as a Funeral Director apprentice.  Stephanie is happily married to owner, Derrious Hardy and together they have a beautiful daughter.

Telephone: 1-205-243-6638

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Martee Pope

Martee Pope

Co-Manager

Mr. Pope has been in funeral service for over ten years. Also, he is an educator for ten years and is a Biology Teacher at Talladega High School. He is also a football and track coach and is always involved in the community. He is a happily married to Brittany Pope and a father of three children. Mr. Pope is also the owner of Prestigious Pallbearers- a unique service offering bereaved loved ones a prestigious way of escorting their deceased to their final resting place.

Telephone: 1-256-404-3487


Pastor Skylar Patterson

Pastor Skylar Patterson

Chaplin/ Funeral Associate

Pastor Skylar T. Patterson, 36, is the Senior Pastor of Union Baptist Church of Columbiana, AL and New Life Outreach Ministries of Sylacauga, AL. Pastor Patterson is truly a “gem to generations” as he is a highly sought after revivalist, evangelist and psalmist. Pastor Patterson’s partner in ministry and marriage is Mrs. Calandrise B. Patterson. To this union they share in the covenant of parenthood  three sons & one daughter– Dorian, Corbyn, Kamdyn & Skylar Grace.

When thinking of the testimony of Pastor Skylar Patterson, one must remember the saying of the prophet Zechariah 4:10, “despise not the day of small beginnings…” A native of Columbiana, AL, Pastor Patterson was born February 3, 1986 and at an early age, he discovered a divinely imparted passion for ministry. At the age of seven Skylar Patterson began to render his gifts and talents to the Lord via the music ministry and youth ministry at Union Baptist Church, Columbiana, AL. His early influential spiritual influence is accredited to the leadership, guidance and ministry of the late Pastor Fredrick Gambles. He is a graduate of the Shelby County School System and attended Jacksonville State University. He is currently completing his BA of Psychology at Talladega College.

Pastor Patterson received and responded to the call and commission of the preaching ministry in 2009, hence preaching his first sermon in February 2010. Pastor Patterson was licensed and ordained under the pastoral leadership of Pastor Theoangelo Perkins of Harpersville, AL. Pastor Patterson was  divinely assigned to the pastoral leadership of the New Life Outreach Ministries in March 2013 and later elected to serve as pastor of his hometown church, Union Baptist Church, in June 2013.

Pastor Patterson is known throughout the Southeast region for his relational and relevant ministry style, high energy and informative sermons which transcend generational barriers. Because of Patterson’s submission to the anointing from God on his life, lives have been saved, restored and changed because of his ability to deliver God’s Word regardless of where one may be on their spiritual journey. Patterson  has a vision that will impact, impart and infuse new life-giving options to both the Sylacauga and Columbiana communities that is bound to empower generations to come


Quandale Trammell

Quandale Trammell

Funeral Associate

Quandale Trammell was born and raised in Roanoke, Alabama. He graduated from Handley High School in 2014. He is a 2016 Graduate of Central Alabama Community College, and is currently attending Jefferson State Community College seeking to become a Alabama Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Quandale is an Alabama Licensed Insurance Agent as well. Mr. Trammell currently serves as the Vice President of the East Roanoke Cemetery in Roanoke, AL With a passion for the funeral service industry Quandale has been a custom fix in the industry since 2012. Having served families for the last 10 years, he looks to continue to serve the surrounding area. In his free time Quandale spends many nights officiating high school sports in both Alabama, and Georgia. He enjoys traveling when time allows, and cutting grass is a huge hobby of his, and takes pride in keeping the grounds looking nice and neat.


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